December 2016 – Starting in January 2017, Technics will support TIDAL, the global music and entertainment platform that delivers rich, robust music through high-quality streaming. This will enable Technics to offer a higher-quality streaming music experience to homes.
What is TIDAL
TIDAL is a global music and entertainment platform that brings artists and fans together through unique music and content experiences. TIDAL's extensive catalogue is supplemented by exclusive content, including exclusive videos and songs featuring the world's top musicians, athletes and entertainers and up-and-coming independent artists.
With TIDAL’s lossless audio experience, you can enjoy your music the way the artists intended through Audirvana. TIDAL lets you play all your favorite music wirelessly in High Fidelity sound quality in every room of your house.
TIDAL is a global, experiential, entertainment platform built for fans, directly from artists around the world. TIDAL members enjoy exclusively curated content that directly connect artists with their fans in multiple ways. The service offers high-fidelity, CD sound quality music, high resolution video, an opportunity to discover new artists via TIDAL Rising and unique experiences via TIDAL X. TIDAL is available in more than 52 countries, with more than a 42.5 million song catalog and 140,000 high quality videos.
Technics products that support the TIDAL service
SU-G30EB-S, SC-C500EB-S, SU-C550EB-S
Timing for TIDAL service support
End of January 2017
TIDAL service support method
Users who already have one of the applicable products will need a Firmware Update as described below. Also required is an update for Technics Music App, which will be distributed at the same time.
- Firmware update via Internet
The firmware will automatically be notified and prompted for the updated when the applicable Technics product is connected to the Internet.
- Download to USB
Download the firmware that is distributed to the Technics support site onto a USB memory device, then insert the memory device into the applicable product to update the firmware.